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Ellen DeGeneres fills Paula Abdul’s vacant ‘Idol’ seat

Ellen DeGeneres will be keeping her day job as daytime talk show host and will be adding a night job as the fourth judge on American Idol. The comedian claims to be the show's biggest fan and says she will offer the people's point of view.
September 10, 2009

Ellen DeGeneres will be keeping her day job as daytime talk show host and will be adding a night job as the fourth judge on American Idol. The comedian claims to be the show’s biggest fan and says she will offer the people’s point of view.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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